Working Together: Four Personality Styles in the Workplace
Do some coworkers drive you crazy the minute you meet them? It might be because you are different personality styles. There are four basic, but very different, personality styles – each with their own strengths and weaknesses. Increase the effectiveness of your teams by understanding the dynamics and interactions between the various personality styles.
This course is designed to help you understand and appreciate the differences between the different personality styles. You’ll learn how to effectively hire and develop employees based on their strengths, weaknesses, wants, and needs.
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Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
Define the four basic personality styles based on the DISC profile
Identify how to read characteristic behavior in others
Identify ways to adjust interactions with others based on their personality style
Define all four personality styles
Describe strengths and weaknesses
Identify motivating and de-motivating factors
Determine effective communication techniques appropriate for each style
Practice methods for interacting with differing personality styles
Field of Study: Communications and Marketing
Recommended CPE Credit Hours: 1.0
Course Level: Basic
Designed For: Anyone who would like to learn what their own personality style is, what their co-workers may be and how to work with all types of personalities.
Instructor: Jennifer Howard Elder, CPA, MS, CMA, CIA, CFF, CGMA
Publication Year: 2014
Expiration Date: Course content is reviewed annually and revised with neccessary changes or else the course is removed.
Jennifer Elder, CPA, CMA, CIA, CFF, CGMA is a keynote speaker, trainer, and business coach dedicated to business transformation. For more than 20 years, she has been helping businesses by peeling back the layers of “administrivia” and finding the hidden strengths and core values that make you and your company awesome. Ms. Elder works with businesses to develop a compelling business strategy that is quick to implement that transforms your company from what you are now to what you have always wanted to be.
Known for being energetic and enthusiastic, Ms. Elder has been delivering high-quality, customized training that make complicated topics easy to understand, relevant, and useful for years. She has conducted seminars for the Fortune 500, US Government, State CPA Societies, and CPA Firms in 33 states. Her sessions are highly interactive, full of discussion, and even entertaining. Ms. Elder received her BA from the University of Massachusetts and an MS in Organizational Management from Antioch University New England.